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'Not a Love Letter to Westport'

'Not a Love Letter to Westport'

ABC Comedy Originally Titled "the Second Fattest Housewife In Westport" Debuts

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Durham Fair Celebrates 100 Years

Durham Fair Celebrates 100 Years

It was 100 years ago, on June 16, 1916, that the small central Connecticut farming town of Durham voted and approved the creation of an agricultural fair. Today, the Durham Fair is the largest agricultural fair in Connecticut.

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As Connecticut Pushes Forward on Natural Gas Expansion, Some Push Back

As Connecticut Pushes Forward on Natural Gas Expansion, Some Push Back

Andover becomes one battleground in a fight taking place all over Connecticut, the region and the country.

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BEACHCOMBING: Have What It Takes to Join the Run 169 Club?

BEACHCOMBING: Have What It Takes to Join the Run 169 Club?

The Run 169 Towns Society, subtitled Do Every Blessed Town in Connecticut, now boasts 1,539 members from 159 towns in the state.

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Arts & Entertainment

BACKSTAGE: Richard Dreyfuss, 'Love & Murder' in Hartford, & Greenwich's Rising Star

BACKSTAGE: Richard Dreyfuss, 'Love & Murder' in Hartford, & Greenwich's Rising Star

Richard Dreyfuss says in portraying real-life characters in which audiences are already somewhat familiar, the trick is the unexpected. “Drama consists of surprises, and you have to give them something new or something deeper. Your job is to make people sit up in their chairs and pay attention.”

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6 Things To Do in October

6 Things To Do in October

Six Great October Events

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Former Teen Idol Bobby Rydell Still a ‘Wild One’

Former Teen Idol Bobby Rydell Still a ‘Wild One’

On tour and with a new autobiography, former teen idol Bobby Rydell is still going strong

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Style & Design

Stepping Out: September 2016

Stepping Out: September 2016

Kelly Hansen, lead singer of Foreigner, hosted an exclusive pre-show dinner event featuring items from his upcoming cookbook. He was joined by members of Foxwoods’ expert culinary team including VUE 24 chef Michael Yaffe, Cake by Franck’s chef Franck Iglesias (pictured, with...

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Insider Tips From a Flea Market Pro

Insider Tips From a Flea Market Pro

Kate Avery turned to tag sales, flea markets and consignment shops to find vintage pieces and antiques to refurnish her house, looking for quality construction that would stand the test of time.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
After Fire, Southington’s Close Harbour Seafood is Sailing Again

After Fire, Southington’s Close Harbour Seafood is Sailing Again

Close Harbour Seafood's longtime customers love the rebuild, and the new ones are happy for a host of reasons, like lobster-stuffed potatoes, Rhode Island clam chowder, shrimp scampi and jumbo lump crab cakes.

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CTBites: Winfield Street Deli - Italian Sandwiches & More in Norwalk

CTBites: Winfield Street Deli - Italian Sandwiches & More in Norwalk

The Winfield Street Deli is located just down the road from the East Norwalk train station, and you will know you have arrived by the bright red awning welcoming patrons.

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Openings: International Street Food, Craft Beer Havens, a Breakfast Spot & More

Openings: International Street Food, Craft Beer Havens, a Breakfast Spot & More

Our monthly look at what’s new and exciting on the Connecticut dining scene.

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Brewport: Craft Beer, Pizza Haven Docks in Bridgeport

Brewport: Craft Beer, Pizza Haven Docks in Bridgeport

Since its soft opening in August, the brewpub has attracted throngs of beer and pizza fans

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Health & Science

Yale’s Forgotten Master of Mind Control

Yale’s Forgotten Master of Mind Control

In the 1950s and ’60s, Jose Delgado inserted brain chips in humans and animals and controlled them like puppets on invisible strings

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Yale Researchers Study Life-Extending Hormone

Yale Researchers Study Life-Extending Hormone

Most mice start showing signs of aging by 2 years old. These mice didn’t.

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Members' Exhibition - New Haven Paint & Clay Club

Sep 27, 2016 - Oct 15, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The New Haven Paint and Clay Club’s annual Members’ Exhibition features work by our active artist members. The exhibition of this historic art club, founded in 1900, includes paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture. Opening reception on Sunday, September 25 from 2-5pm. Awards will be presented at 3pm. Closing reception on Saturday, October 15 from 5-7pm. Gallery hours are...

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Lyman Orchards' Corn Maze

Sep 27, 2016 - Nov 6, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

It's a Maze of Historic Proportions! Get lost in the Corn Maze this year and help the Lyman Family celebrate 275 years of farming the land here in Middlefield. It’s a fun-filled adventure nearly three centuries years in the making. Challenge yourself to our special 275th anniversary corn maze featuring of the historic Lyman Orchards’ Homestead.   • 4 acres...

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Legally Blonde the Musical Jr

Sep 27, 2016 - Dec 10, 2016

Auditions which will be on Sept 15-16 at 4pm-7pm and Sept 16 at 9am-12pm. “A fabulously fun international award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde JR. follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. This action-packed musical explodes on the stage with memorable songs and dynamic dances. Equal...

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Goshen Tuesday Farmers Market

Sep 27, 2016 - Sep 27, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday.

A small local farmers market held on Tuesday evenings, with the thought of busy evening commuters in mind

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A Passion for PEZ History at New Haven Museum

Sep 27, 2016

When Shawn Peterson, PEZ collector extraordinaire and Direct to Consumer Business Manager at PEZ Candy Inc., was on a second date with the woman he would later marry he learned her last name was Peznowski, but everyone called her Lisa Pez…  Peterson will discuss this sweet story, his passion for all things PEZ, and the history of the company that makes it, in a presentation based on...

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FREE Zumba® Kids Classes

Sep 27, 2016 - Nov 29, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday.

Mark your Calendars! FREE 2016 Zumba® Kids/Kids Jr. classes are here ;) Join our team of licensed Zumba® Kids Instructors ready to party with your precious little ones to age-appropriate music and moves. The program is geared for children ages 4-11 years old. Parents/guardians are encouraged to participate   Please view dates as this event is offered on each Tuesday of the...

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Beyond Labels Exhibit

Sep 27, 2016 - Oct 8, 2016

Beyond Labels Opening Reception Saturday, September 10th 6pm-9pm Exhibit on display till October 8th Beyond Labels introduces the viewer to a cross-section of Connecticut artists of Hispanic/Latino heritage not previously represented in the region. Like the rich ethnic and cultural amalgam of their birth, they work and express their creativity in diverse media and visual idioms. Beyond...

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FREE Zumba®

Sep 27, 2016 - Dec 27, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday.

Come join a FREE Zumba Fitness class EVERY Tuesday! Share away and become part of a community fitness organization dedicated to your well-being.

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Queens for a Year

Sep 27, 2016 - Oct 2, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

WORLD PREMIERE!  Molly Solinas, a young Marine Corps Officer, unexpectedly returns to her family home in Virginia, bringing with her an even younger female Private. Four generations of women who’ve served their country in the Marines clash during what at first appears to be a post-deployment vacation – but is revealed to be much more. An arresting new play from T.D. Mitchell,...

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Line Dancing and Open Dance

Sep 27, 2016 - Dec 26, 2017

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday.

Learn how to line dance!!  If you can walk, you can line dance - beginners always welcome!  Learn some new dances, review some old dances in a relaxed, casual setting.  Awesome 1200 square foot wood dance floor, state of the art pool tables for your non-dancing friends.  All genres of music, not just country...professional and patient dance instructor....cash bar, free...

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